Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:17pm on August 22, 2017
Energy division has sought approval from the cabinet committee on national purchase to import 22,000 tonnes of diesel from Shiliguri in India at more than double premium over the recent rate in international market...
Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:12pm on August 21, 2017
Dhaka stocks rebounded on Monday after decline in share prices in last three trading sessions mainly due to investors’ bargain hunting move, especially for those of banks shares...
Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:10pm on August 21, 2017
Employees of LM Ericsson Bangladesh on Monday confined three top officials of the company in their office for sacking some 50 employs without any prior notice...
Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:09pm on August 21, 2017
Bangladesh has advanced by 28 notches in an international anti-money laundering index as it made progress in combating money laundering and terror financing, said a Bangladesh Bank press release...
Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:07pm on August 21, 2017
The cabinet on Monday decided to ratify a framework agreement to become a member of the International Solar Alliance that aims at efficient exploitation of solar energy to reduce dependence on fossil fuels..
Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:04pm on August 21, 2017
Surge in the share prices of BBS Cables Ltd that made its debut on the Dhaka and Chittagong stock exchanges on July 31 has become unstoppable as the scrip soared by 66.30 per cent in last twelve trading sessions after registering a whopping 800 per cent gain on its first trading day...
Jasim Uddin | Updated at 10:44pm on August 21, 2017
Finance minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith has instructed the National Board of Revenue for scrapping the truncated or reduced value-added tax rates for service sectors gradually within next two fiscal years...
Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:01pm on August 20, 2017
Dhaka stocks declined for the third consecutive session on Sunday, the first trading session of the week, with decline in turnover as investors continued with profit booking ahead of Eid-ul-Azha and ongoing floods across the country...
Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:00pm on August 20, 2017
Bangladesh Bank on Sunday lowered provision requirement against loans banks disburse through credit cards to 2 per cent from 5 per cent to fulfil a demand put forward by the Association of Bankers, Bangladesh, a platform of top executives of the country’s commercial banks...
AKM Zamir Uddin | Updated at 10:53pm on August 20, 2017
Provision shortfall in six commercial banks increased further by 18.47 per cent to Tk 8,534.08 crore in the second quarter (April-June) from Tk 7,203.34 crore in the first quarter of this year, according to the latest Bangladesh Bank data...